combines what its author, Fonda Lee
, calls the 3 Ms: mafia, magic and martial arts.
Lee’s talent for depicting complex characters struggling with both internal and external conflicts earned Jade City
nominations for the Nebula and Locus…
The technological “singularity” is a popular topic among futurists, transhumanists, philosophers, and, of course, science fiction writers. The term refers to that hypothetical moment when an artificial superintelligence surpasses human intelligence, leading to runaway—and unpredictable—advances in technology.
Among the biggest…
Jack Chen is a drug pirate, illegally fabricating patented pharmaceuticals in an underground lab. But when she discovers a deadly flaw in Big Pharma’s new productivity pill, corporate bosses hire a team of assassins to silence her.
Paris has a way of resisting history, absorbing change gradually instead of being transformed by it. The same can be said of Hallie, the protagonist of E.J. Swift
’s Paris Adrift
(Solaris, 2018), who is compelled by the threat of…